Missouri Family Health Council Inc.

Contraception, Planned Parenthood dominate debate as Missouri Senate returns to Capitol

BY: and - June 23, 2021

If state lawmakers approve the limits on Planned Parenthood’s participation in state medical funding suggested by Gov. Mike Parson, it would not cost the organization any money. Lawmakers are back in session this week because they failed earlier this year to extend provider taxes vital to funding Medicaid after a push from conservatives in the Missouri […]

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‘Sex Ed for All’ is imperative for Missouri youth

BY: , and - May 26, 2021

This May, we observe Sex Ed for All month, a campaign highlighting the critical need for equitable and accessible sexuality education for all young people. Often because of who they are or where they live, young people fail to receive the sexual health information and care they need to live healthy lives. Our young people […]